Nairobi Things to Do

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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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  • 1. National Park

    This modest monument in Nairobi National Park commemorates the founding of the park in 1946 - the first national park in Kenya, which opened the door for the subsequent proclamation of iconic parks...

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  • 2. Giraffe Center

    Giraffe Center is situated about 15 kilometres far from Nairobi and not easy to reach there unless you take the taxi. Make sure to stipulate the price for a ride before departure, in both directions,...

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  • 3. David Sheldrick Animal Trust - Elephant Orphanage

    A well worth trip is to the David Sheldrick Wildlife trust. If you are on Safari then you will see plenty of the wild herds of elephants later, but this will give you an insight into the problems...

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  • 4. Karen Blixen Museum

    Many others here on VirtualTourist have written about this museum. I am not going to add any more to what they have said. While I will do is provide a list of links here for those who would like to...

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  • 5. National Museum

    The National Museum in Nairobi is a wonderful place to visit if you have some spare time. I was actually stuck in Nairobi due to flight issues, so I headed to the museum to see what was there. This...

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  • 6. Uhuru Park

    The Uhuru Park is the most popular recreational park in Nairobi, is a rich tapestry of strife and celebration in Kenya. The sight of soldiers resplendent in colorful uniforms and marching to music...

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  • 7. Safari

    If you are short on time (or money) and do not wish to do a full safari, then Nairobi has its own small version right by the actual city. You can see a large number of animals, though some said this...

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  • 8. Lake Nakuru National Park

    Crescent Island is situated on lake Naivasha and is actually a private game sanctuary. As mentioned earlier, you are able to do a walking safari here where you can get up close and personal with a...

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  • 9. Masai Mara National Park

    The trip through the Great Rift Valley is certainly spectacular and, believe it or not, the 14 hour drive is certainly well worth the effort. The Great Rift Valley in Kenya is well known as the domain...

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  • 10. Kenyatta

    Always I try to see the local spirit by venturing into the financial and commercial districts. Towering skyscrapers nd well-heeled locals abound in & around Kenyatta Avenue, definitely worth a stroll...

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  • 11. Animal Orphanage

    Entering in the cage containing five wild cheetahs is not recommended, but I've done it on my own responsibility and at great risk. This cheetahs live in the animal orphanage of Nairobi where they are...

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  • 12. The most expensive bonfire in history?

    Was this really the most expensive bonfire in history?Well, most probably not - although it was too good a title to pass up - as I am sure that equivalent (or...

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  • 13. Nairobi City park

    This Park was established in 1921 as a zoological garden on a 91 hectare area, and formally declared a public park in 1925. Much like the other green spaces in...

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  • 14. The National Archives of Kenya

    The National Archives of Kenya is one of the few colonial styled buildings left in the city centre of Nairobi. It is situated right opposite to the Hilton hotel...

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  • 15. Politics in Kenya

    After the promulgation of new constitution that was voted by Kenyan people, The country is back to election next year. Everybody hopes that no repeat of 2007/08...

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  • 16. Jomo Kenyatta Conference Center

    As the name hintsd, this is mostly a conference and convention center (you will also see it as the motive of a 100 KSh bill) but the top floor has a platform...

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  • 17. Visit the city through a trustable way.

    Entering the 4* Sentrim Hotel Boulevard Hotel at Harry Tuku Road (next to the Fairmont Norfolk Hotel) you will find a desk near the reception. There you can ask...

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  • 18. The Rift Valley -Lake Magadi

    A day trip to Lake Magadi to visit Olorgesailie in The Rift Valley for its prehistoric campsite. You will find a great variety of birds here.The shallow pools...

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  • 19. Kitengela Glass of Art

    Kitengela is a small community supporting local artists and disabled artisans. It is the village that I visited where the Academy of the orphans study and live...

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  • 20. Buy some Kenyan Art and Craft

    Go out and look for the Kenyan art and craft.I bought mine however from the duty free shops in Nairobi because I was on a mission trip and did not have time for...

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  • 21. Soweto

    Soweto is one of the poorest neighbourhoods in Nairobi.Safe if you pass by car.It is the place where you get a full picture of what poverty means!You will see...

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  • 22. Pass through KIBERA by Car ONLY!

    Kibera, the largest slum in the capital, and you have to be careful here.You can pass only by car as it can be quite dangerous! Most of the people living here...

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  • 23. The Nairobi Snake Park

    If you like reptiles, there are plenty to view here. Especially all the numerous snakes that inhabit the areas. From mambas to cobras to crocodiles, they have a...

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  • 24. Hazina - Traditions, Trade and Transitions...

    ...in East Africa. In conjunction with the British Museum, the Nairobi Gallery is presenting a very unique and well put together (though small) collection of...

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  • 25. Put a Mark in a Life

    Believe me or not, life is all about putting marks on a needy life so when you go back to your country you will be able to boast and show the people how much it...

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